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Mevlana Commemoration Ceremony;  Konya, Turkey;  ends December 17, 2012;  Commonly called the Whirling Dervish Festival; commemorates the death anniversary of Jalal ad-Din ar-Rumi (ca. Sept. 30, 1207-Dec. 17, 1273), Muslim saint, outstanding mystic poet and philosopher, founder of the Mevlevi Sufi order. Dervishes dance the Sema, a precise dance of ecstatic union with God.

Mevlâna Festival: a guide to the festival of whirling dervishes

Mevlana Commemoration Ceremony; Konya, Turkey; ends December 17, 2012; Commonly called the Whirling Dervish Festival; commemorates the death anniversary of Jalal ad-Din ar-Rumi (ca. Sept. 30, 1207-Dec. 17, 1273), Muslim saint, outstanding mystic poet and philosopher, founder of the Mevlevi Sufi order. Dervishes dance the Sema, a precise dance of ecstatic union with God.

Sufi by Ali Alaa El-Din

Sufi by Ali Alaa El-Din

Sufi dancers

Sufi dancers

"El secreto no está en conocer todas las respuestas, sino en comprender todas las preguntas." Sabiduria Sufi

"El secreto no está en conocer todas las respuestas, sino en comprender todas las preguntas." Sabiduria Sufi

Derwish

Derwish

“God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one”  ― Rumi, The Essential Rumi

“God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one” ― Rumi, The Essential Rumi

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OldPhoto of a Bektashi Dervish.  #Ottoman #Sufism

OldPhoto of a Bektashi Dervish. #Ottoman #Sufism

Sufi dancers by Ashita

Sufi dancers by Ashita

Sufi Whirling- a physical meditation, an allusion to the kinetic motion of the solar system. Letting go of egoism and personal desires, through music and communal dancing.

Sufi Whirling- a physical meditation, an allusion to the kinetic motion of the solar system. Letting go of egoism and personal desires, through music and communal dancing.

Sufi dance of turkey - sufi dancing Tolga Aktekin

Sufi dance of turkey - sufi dancing Tolga Aktekin

يقولون لي تب عن هوى من تحبه فقلت عن السلوان إني تائبُ عذاب الهوى عذب على كل عاشق وإن كان عند الغير صعب وواصبُ الششتري

يقولون لي تب عن هوى من تحبه فقلت عن السلوان إني تائبُ عذاب الهوى عذب على كل عاشق وإن كان عند الغير صعب وواصبُ الششتري

mevlana - şems- mesnevi - semazen - sufi

mevlana - şems- mesnevi - semazen - sufi

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